This eight day vacation package is designed for the discerning traveller looking for gay friendly accommodation and experiences. This package takes in the best of Athens, Mykonos and Santorini and will assure you the best of fun, fancy and frivolities in opulent surroundings.
Day 1 (ATHENS ARRIVAL TRANSFER)
On arrival at Athens International airport, collect your luggage and be greeted by our transfer driver who will help with your bags and transfer you to your hotel in a modern, air conditioned Mercedes. You will have two nights in this hotel, centrally located and wonderful for discovering the best of Athens. After checking in and freshening up, use the free evening to discover Athens at night. We suggest taking a walk to the Plaka area, in the shadow of the Acropolis, where the narrow winding streets lay home to a wonderful array of shops, bars and restaurants, discovering the magic of Athens at night.
Day 2 (ATHENS CITY TOUR)
After an early breakfast be in the lobby at 7.45 am where you will be collected for you guided tour of Athens. Travelling by modern air conditioned coach; our English speaking guide will show you around the best of modern and ancient Athens. Visit the constitutional centre of Greece, Syntagma Square, and watch the traditionally dressed guards keep watch at the nearby tomb of the unknown soldier. Visit the home of the modern Olympic Games, the Olympic Stadium built in the late 1800s. Then after witnessing the grandeur of the Temple of Zeus, be guided around the majesty of the Acropolis, with its fabulous array of ruins, including the jewel that is the Parthenon that sits watch over Athens. The Acropolis Museum is also included in the tour and is well worth a visit. You will be returned to your hotel in the afternoon and the rest of the day is yours to do as you please. For those wanting more culture you could visit the National Archaeological Museum. Or you could take a trip down the coastal parts of Athens and take in any of the cosmopolitan bars. The choice is yours.
Day 3 (FERRY PASSAGE TO MYKONOS)
After breakfast and check out you will be collected by our transfer driver and taken to the Port of Piraeus or Rafina where you will taken by hydrofoil to Mykonos Island. On arrival you will be greeted by our staff and transferred to the wonderful Hotel Elysium, known as one of the most gay friendly establishments in Greece. After checking in, the rest of the day is yours to do as you please, whether that is sipping a Sea Breeze by the fantastic pool, or making your way into town to investigate the winding streets and fantastic restaurants and bars. Mykonos is known as the gay capital of Greece, so make the most of the fun, fantastic and crazy island with all the fun and great times it provides.
Day 4 (DELOS TOUR)
You have two full days on Mykonos to enjoy all that is has to offer. Not only is Mykonos home to the words rich, famous and infamous, it is also closest the very heart of the Cyclades Islands - Delos. At 9.30 am you will be taken down to the old party and ferried to Delos, a half an hour's boat ride away. Delos is the most important and well preserved archaeological site in Greece - and island abandoned a thousand years ago, rich in culture, mythology and history, birthplace of Artemis and Apollo and one place on earth where the sunlight is pure. Our English speaking guide will show you around this amazing site and then you will have some time to wander the amazing ruins for yourself. Mid afternoon you will be taken back to Mykonos where the rest of the day is yours to as you please. Maybe do some shopping, as Mykonos Town has more exclusive boutiques lining its streets per square mile than anywhere else in Europe. The restaurants and bars are world class and the clubs are famous the world over. Dance the night away at Pierro's or the Manto Bar. Be free to be you, and enjoy.
Day 5 (MYKONOS)
There are no planned activities today and you are at liberty to do as much or as little as you please. The beaches are amazing, and Paradise, Super Paradise and Elia beaches are of particular interest. Paradise and Super Paradise both have beach side clubs which you can dance the day away while taking in the fabulous people. Mykonos is one of the best places in the world to watch the world and its people go by. Or maybe you would wander the labyrinthine streets, shopping in the exclusive boutiques and having a frappe and a yiros in one of the cafes. The international restaurants are as good as any in the world. This island is like no other on the planet. Fantasy is reality here. Be yourself. Be happy. The only rules are the ones that you set yourself.
Day 6 (FERRY PASSAGE TO SANTORINI)
After a final breakfast at the hotel, you will be collected by our driver and taken to the port for the hydrofoil journey to Santorini. Relax on the boat and watch the Cyclades pass until you finally arrive at this famous island. From a distance away, Santorini looks like it's floating on a cloud. When you arrive at the island, marvel at the sheer cliff faces and deep blue waters. Like Mykonos, this island is a national treasure, unsurpassed in natural beauty. At the port, our representative will greet you and transfer you to your hotel. The Andronis Luxury Suites Hotel is in the majical town of Ia, a 10 minutes taxi ride away from the main township of Fira. The views are unsurpassed, the pool amazing. You have two nights in this magical place to relax and enjoy the view. In the evening, watch the sunset from your restaurant table on the caldera edge. It is one of life's most simple pleasures.
Day 7 (SANTORINI)
Where Mykonos is about fun and frivolities, Santorini is all about the relaxation. There is nothing planned today. The most strenuous thing you may wish to do is watch the view from your patio and swim in the fabulous pool, taking your breakfast while watching the ships come in and out of the harbour. Santorini is a magnificent island and you cannot help but relax. If you do feel like venturing further than your hotel pool, Santorini has some wonderful beaches to the south, where the sands is black and the waters calm. The shopping in Fira is also very good. The jewellery shopping is almost as good as Mykonos. Ask us about arranging a trip out to the volcano in the middle of the Caldera or a trip to Oia, where the sunsets are some of the most beautiful in the world. In the evening, take in dinner in any one of the international standard restaurants. We recommend La Maltese for a meal that you will remember for a very long time. By the end of the day you will feel calm and rejuvenated, such is the restoring beauty of this island.
Day 8 (FLIGHT BACK HOME)
After your day of relaxation, after a final breakfast on your balcony, you will be collected from the hotel and taken to Santorini Airport for the short flight back to Athens. There you will connect with your flight home or transferred to your hotel as required.
From 1st April - 15th October
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Athens - Mykonos - Santorini